StayTuned Update

Updates and notes on WKAR programs and events.

2 men seated on stage
Courtesy / National Writers Series

1pm Sundays on WKAR NewsTalk 105.1 FM and AM 870 | Explore the world of great writing with authors in conversation from the stage of the historic City Opera House in Traverse City, Michigan.

Shakespeare Uncovered | Season Three

Oct 4, 2018
Courtesy of Blakeway Productions / PBS

Fridays, Oct. 12-26, 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Shakeseare Uncovered returns for a third season to bring you the stories behind the stories of Shakespeare's greatest plays. 

Volatile Earth | NOVA

Oct 1, 2018
two men lowering
Courtesy / WGBH

Wed., Oct. 10, 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Learn what feeds Nyamauragira's frequent erruptions, and see other hidden, volcanic dangers. 

The Circus | American Experience

Oct 1, 2018
Courtesy of Collection of The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, the State Art Museum of Florida, Florida State University / PBS

Mon.-Tue., Oct. 8-9, 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Explore the colorful history of this popular, influential, and distinctly American form of entertainment. 

The Mayo Clinic: Faith - Hope - Science

Sep 24, 2018
Courtesy of Christopher Loren Ewers / PBS

Tue., Sep 25, 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | This Ken Burns documentary takes a timely look at how one institution has met the changing demands of healthcare for 150 years.

Poldark | Final Season | MASTERPIECE

Sep 21, 2018
Courtesy of Mammoth Screen for BBC and MASTERPIECE / PBS

Sundays, Sep. 30-Nov. 18, 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Poldark returns! The newest and final season of Poldark is back on WKAR Sunday nights.

Anne of Green Gables | PBS Special

Sep 14, 2018
Courtesy of Breakthrough Entertainment / @ 2015 Gables Productions Inc. / GABLES PRODUCTIONS INC.

Sun., Sep. 23, 7:30pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | A new adaption of Lucy Maud Montgomery's classic novel tells the story of Anne Shirley.

The Amazing Human Body | PBS Special

Sep 13, 2018
Courtesy / PBS

Wed., Sep. 19, 8pm on WKAR - HD 23.1 | The human body is the most sophisticated organism on Earth, yet much about it remains a mystery. 

The Great American Read Returns!| PBS

Sep 11, 2018
The Great American Read buttons and books
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Tuesdays, Oct. 9-Oct. 23, 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | The Great American Read explores the power and joy of reading through the lens of America's 100 best-loved novels as voted on by the public. 

The Miniaturist | MASTERPIECE

Sep 11, 2018
main cast
Courtesy of The Forge/Laurence Cendrowicz / BBC and MASTERPIECE

Sundays, Sep. 9-24, 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | See what happens when a teen bride's new husband gives her an extraordinary wedding gift.

portrait: Jonathan Capehart
Credit Billy Graves

America On the Line is a new Monday-Thursday call-in designed to bring Americans together for a national conversation during the lead-up to the midterm elections. The program comes to WKAR NewsTalk on Monday, September 10 at 10pm.

Current Sports with Al Martin
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Fri. Aug. 31, 5pm-6pm at ComArtSci South Patio.  LISTEN at wkar.org, WATCH at WKAR News Facebook | Join host Al Martin as Current Sports broadcasts LIVE from MSU Campus before the first 2018 MSU home football game! 

Betty White old and young
Courtesy of Pioneers of Television Archives / PBS

Sun. Aug. 19, 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 |  Celebrate the beloved star’s 80th anniversary in show business with this warm look at her life and career! Watch and call for special offers or GIVE NOW HERE.

TV Specials for the Mind and Body

Aug 11, 2018
Dr. Rudy Tanzi And Dr. Deepak Chopra
Courtesy of Inky Dinky Worldwide / PBS

Enjoy more WKAR TV Specials featuring topics on the mind and body! Watch and call for special offers or GIVE NOW HERE.

Stage and fireworks
Courtesy of Terry Linke / PBS

Fri. Aug. 17, 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Enjoy the world-renowned Vienna Philharmonic's annual open-air concert from Austria's Imperial Schonbrunn Palace.

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